Gloria Vanderbilt: An Artful Life: Reading List

  • Posted on: 29 October 2020
  • By: Adrienne Bone

Beginning October 30, the Huntsville Museum of Art is hosting an exhibit on Gloria Vanderbilt called "Gloria Vanderbilt: An Artful Life."  The exhibit includes memorable photographs of Vanderbilt and artworks from the legendary fashion designer and artist. The presentation will continue through January 24, 2021. For more information about the Gloria Vanderbilt: An Artful Life exhibit, please click here.

We have curated a list of books that complement the Museum's exhibition. Click on the book cover images below to checkout the library's catalog.

Gloria Vanderbilt Biographies

The World of Gloria Vanderbilt

by Wendy Goodman with forward by Anderson Cooper

Black Knight, White Knight

by Gloria Vanderbilt

Once Upon a Time 

by Gloria Vanderbilt

The rainbow comes and goes: a mother and son on life, love, and loss

by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

Click here for audiobook

Vanderbilt Family Nonfiction and Biographies

Biltomore Estate

by Ellen Erwin Rickman

The Vanderbilts

by Jerry E.Patterson

The Last Castle: the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty  in the nation's largest home

by Denise Kiernan

The first tycoon: the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

by T.J. Stiles

Family Fiction and Gilded Age Fiction

American Duchess

by Karen Harper

A well behaved woman: a novel of the Vanderbilts

by Therese Anne Fowler

Gilded Age

by Claire McMillan

The House of Mirth

by Edith Wharton

Gilded Age Nonfiction

The Gilded Age

by Diane Telgen

Love, Fiercely: a Gilded Age romance

by Jean Zimmerman

The Rainbow Comes and Goes

by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt



Double Exposure

by Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt & Lady Thelma Furness



by Gloria Vanderbilt